In order to publish apps in the App Store and Play Store, you must apply for both Apple and Google Developer accounts. Since this process can take up to 4 weeks, you’ll want to do this first.
If your organization already has developer accounts, you can skip this step.
|Apply for Developer Accounts||Why is this necessary? To protect themselves and their customers, Apple and Google want to ensure you’re the real deal. Everyone that wants to publish on their stores must sign up first.|
|Where do I do this?||Sign up for an iOS Developer account on the Apple Developer site. You will need an Apple ID to begin the process.
Sign up for a Google Developer account in the Play Console. You’ll need a Google account to begin the process.
|What if I need more help?||
Note: Developer accounts are not free. Apple charges an annual $99 fee. Google charges a one-time $25 fee.
|What is this necessary?||
Your app is an extension of your organization. If you want to entice people into downloading it, you need to ensure it is both appealing and reflective of your brand.
Failure to add these design elements will result in Apple or Google rejecting your app:
As we shall be submitting the app on your behalf we require written permission. Please fill the attached letters in and return.